The eighth session of the General Assembly will start on 8 September under very particular conditions imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
With all appropriate sanitary measures in place, as mentioned below, the 178 States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of ›››
In 2017, the Tooro Youth Platform for Action (Engabu Z Tooro) started working with five communities in Western Uganda to revitalize and document ceremonies and practices associated with the Empaako naming system, inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List in December 2013, with the ›››
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an indigenous woman from the Mbororo pastoralist community in Chad. As nomadic cattle herders residing in the far west of the country near Lake Chad, her community have developed an array of traditional practices and weather forecasting ›››
The call for participation in the pilot project ‘Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in the urban context of Ayacucho, Peru’ attracted hundreds of applicants. Of these, 56 selected public officials, archaeologists, anthropologists, communicators, teachers, bearers, practitioners and cultural managers came together in ›››
The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters from 8 to 10 September 2020. All States Parties and participants attending are required to register ›››
Afar, Arab and Somali communities in the Republic of Djibouti are preparing the country’s first inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage with the support of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund. Read more about this initiative led by the Ministry of Islamic A ›››
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the capacity-building training on periodic reporting in the Latin America and the Caribbean region was adapted to an online modality, comprising weekly 2-hour webinars, combined with recorded videos, readings and online forum discussions.
This presented ›››
UNESCO Office in Beirut is working with governmental institutions, associations, NGOs and communities in Lebanon to further develop their human and institutional capacities to safeguard and transmit living heritage.
This project is funded by UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust and aims to support ›››
The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (previously foreseen from 25 to 27 August) has been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to 8 to 10 September 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters ›››
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a planned training workshop was held online during the first week of May 2020, and attended by participants from the heritage department of the Ministry of Culture. Organized within the project “Strengthening national capacities for s ›››